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Topic - Field Hockey
Field Hockey, or Hockey, is a team sport in which a team of players attempts to score goals by hitting, pushing or flicking a ball into an opposing team's goal using sticks. It is most commonly known simply as "hockey;" however, the name field hockey is used in countries in which the word hockey is generally reserved for another form of hockey, such as ice hockey or street hockey. - Source: Wikipedia
Penn State has 67 scholarship football players on its roster and coach Bill O'Brien sees no reason why that will change significantly by the time the season starts on Aug. 31.
Penn State has 67 scholarship players on its football roster and coach Bill O'Brien sees no reason why that will change significantly by the time the season starts Aug. 31.
Oscar Pistorius has been running on his blades again and his return to regular training is imminent, his agent says.
With a great-grandfather who was a two-sport Olympian and a father who played top-level field hockey, it was hardly a surprise that Nicolas Colsaerts would be an athlete.
The Olympics have Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern games. The Paralympics have Sir Ludwig Guttmann.
The path to an Olympic medal is still looking extremely difficult for the United States women's field hockey team.
As the coach of a storied Maryland field hockey program that has won five of the past seven national championships, Missy Meharg has been interviewed more times than she can count.
All Olympic hopefuls face their fair share of challenges. Keli Smith-Puzo's also happen to be her life's greatest blessings.
On Wednesday afternoon, the Maryland women's lacrosse team left College Park bound for Stony Brook, N.Y., and LaValle Stadium - a trek that has become quite familiar for the Terrapins.
A 13-year-old New York boy who played field hockey growing up in Ireland has been told that after two years as a member of the Southampton High School girls' team, he is now too skilled to qualify for an exemption allowing him to compete with — and against — girls next season.
Michigan facing another school in a spring game at the Big House?
A teammate once said Centreville High School grad Claire Laubach's drag flick brought tears to the eyes of the best field hockey goalies in the world. It's a weapon that has allowed the U.S. women's national team to become a legitimate contender for an Olympic medal in 2012 after placing eighth in 2008.
India, a country with a passion for the genteel game of cricket, is about to get a taste of the rough and tumble sport of American football.
The son of two Olympic athletes, Leander Paes always knew he would follow in his parents' footsteps. Vece Paes won the bronze medal in the 1972 Olympics in Munich as a member of India's field hockey team, while Jennifer Paes played for the Indian basketball team.
Soccer lovers in the U.S. have a chip on their shoulders and with good reason, miffed that their sport isn't as beloved here as it is worldwide. But they aren't the only fans frustrated by America's particular taste.